MINIMUM WAGE

PAP'S REASONS TO REJECT MINIMUM WAGE ARE HOLLOW & OLD-FASHIONED

S'poreans still buy the PAP narrative that min wages will breed a lazy dependent class and drive costs + prices, leading to job losses. The updated view is that min wages (when set properly) help to raise welfare without exacting very costly knock on effects on the labour market and prices. That is the modern up to date view of the role & impact of min wage legislation on labour markets.

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TOP 10 JOB STATISTCS IN 2016 SHOW WHY PAP IMMIGRATION POLICY IS SHIT

I refer to the article “Reflecting on 2016” (Straits Times, Dec 29). It states that “December may just be a routine month in the calendar for some, but for others, the end of the year is a time for reflection, contemplation and New Year resolutions. We celebrate milestones, remember relationships lost and found, think about mistakes made”.

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48HR WORK WEEK, 1.5K PAY, NO WONDER F&B NEED FOREIGNERS

A netizen recently related his experience of applying for an F&B position at Auntie Annie's pretzel shop. His experience explains why his no Singaporean will ever work in F&B, and why cheap foreigners are pushing down living wages for Singaporeans.

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BUKIT BATOK COFFEESHOPS IMPOSE MINIMUM WAGE AFTER SDP VICTORY, ELDERS CRY TEARS OF JOY

After a hard fought battle with Pussy Above People Party (PAPP) in the Bukit Batok By-Election, the Singaporean Defense Party (SDP) has prevailed against all odds and now look to implement changes to make Bukit Batok the shining jewel of Singapore. Top on their priority is to implement a localised minimum wage scheme at all coffeeshops within Bukit Batok estate. Each elderly coffee shop assistant and cleaner will be paid a minimum wage of $18.88 per hour.

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BLOGGER XIAXUE: WHEN I STAND FOR ELECTIONS, I PROMISE MANY FREE GOODIES FOR EVERYONE

Next GE I'm gonna be running! When I rule, I promise: National minimum wage of $10,000 per month, for everyone! Why stop at $1,250? Cleaning aunties very poor thing, let's change their lives! No such thing as COE. Free car for everyone with a license. Surely driving is a birth right. Sounds good hor? If not enough money to fulfil any of these I will just tax the rich more or take from reserves. Why cannot? VOTE FOR ME!!

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FOREIGNERS WHO BRING FAMILIES OVER TO HAVE HIGHER MINIMUM WAGES

Foreigners who bring their families over under the Dependant or Long Term Visit Pass from 1st September this year will need to be paid a higher salary in order to do so, says the Ministry of Manpower website. According to the MOM advisory, work pass holders will need to earn a minimum fixed monthly salary of $5,000 to sponsor their spouse or children to stay in Singapore on the dependant's pass, up from the current $4,000.

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PAP MP INDERJIT SINGH PUSHED FOR S$1,500 MINIMUM WAGE IN PARLIAMENT

On Wed (4 Mar), MP Inderjit Singh made a plea for the government to introduce a nation wide minimum wage scheme for Singapore. As far back as 2 years ago, Mr Singh had already asked the government to consider making a five-year transition to a minimum wage of $1,500 monthly. But at the time, labour chief Lim Swee Say had rejected the idea, saying that Singapore’s combination of wage subsidies and skills training for low-income earners was more effective to raise incomes at the low end.

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THE TRUTH WHY NTUC DOES NOT SUPPORT MINIMUM WAGE

The NTUC hierarchy is made up of two types of slime. The bottom slime is made up of opportunistic, useless layabouts who conveniently avoid doing any work on the excuse of doing Union work and attending Union meetings. Any attempt to get them to work and the company will be accused of being anti Union and destroying harmonious Govt/Mgt/union relations. Instead this bottom slime attend numerous off site meetings leaving their work to be done by their hapless colleagues.

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